While there was one flash of brilliance - a 22-yard catch along the left sideline in the third quarter in which Gronkowski kept his left foot inbounds while tightly covered - Gronkowski played 68 of 76 snaps Monday yet wasn't a huge factor as a pass-catcher otherwise. Patterson finished with a team-best 38 yards rushing. He was hit and fumbled and the Bills recovered, but Stanford never made it out of the end zone.
Buffalo is 2-5, while the AFC East-leading Patriots have won four straight to improve to 5-2.
"I'm 30 years old". Coach Sean McDermott couldn't provide any details on Anderson's injury because the player was still being evaluated.
And with rookie starting QB Josh Allen out with a sprained elbow, plus the possibility of Anderson being unavailable, that leaves Peterman, he of the nine interceptions (including two pick sixes) in 79 passing attempts, as the only available quarterback.
The Bills have scored just seven touchdowns this season, and two in their past five. "We couldn't get anything going in the red zone, not enough positive plays down there".
Brady improved to 29-3 against the Bills, extending his National Football League record of most wins by a quarterback against one opponent.
The truth behind claims of Besiktas sending Loris Karius back to Liverpool
The 23-year-old Belgian striker signed for Liverpool in 2014 and has been out on loan at Wolfsburg and Lille since his move. Besiktas are also paying 50 per cent of Karius' wages and have the option to turn the loan into a permanent deal.
With the lights turned out at the sold-out stadium, highlights from Thomas' Hall of Fame career were shown on the video scoreboard while two spotlights projected 34s onto the field. Last week - I don't know how much participation it was - but it was a lot. "It belongs to the Bills fans everywhere".
Can that change in the second half of the season?
Patriots: Prepare for a Brady-vs.
Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers will have their quarterback showdown when New England hosts Green Bay at 8:20 p.m. ET Sunday.
And, oh yeah, the Chicago Bears, and Kahlil Mack, a one man defensive wrecking crew, are coming to New Era on Sunday at the end of a short week.